Dr. Keith G. Debbage (Geography) presented his annual State of the City report last week. (See News & Record feature story.) He is a professor of urban development in the Department of Geography at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He was appointed in 2007 to the UNC Tomorrow Scholars Council by UNC System President Erskine Bowles. In 2008, Dr. Debbage was selected as a GlaxoSmithKline Faculty Fellow with the Institute for Emerging Issues at North Carolina State University. He has conducted numerous, funded studies for Action Greensboro, the Alamance County Chamber of Commerce, the City of Greensboro Planning Department, the Greensboro Partnership, the North Carolina Biotechnology Center, the Piedmont Triad Partnership, and the Triad Chambers of Commerce.
Debbage, an advocate for undergraduate research, welcomed Aaron Calloway – an undergraduate major in the UNCG Geography Department – to take part in the project. Aaron, who participated in data collection and analysis for the 2015 State of the City Report, received a 2014-15 Undergraduate Research Assistantship from UNCG.